Friday, October 30, 2020

Ethereum

Italian man caught allegedly using airport computer systems for ETH mining

An Italian airport staffer allegedly took advantage of the computer systems at his place of work in order to mine Ethereum (ETH).Employed at an...

Report: Governance remains highly centralized on many DeFi projects

A new report jointly developed by DappRadar and Monday Capital analyzes the token distribution and governance proposals seen in major DeFi protocols. Despite efforts...

Maker community scrambles to fix long-standing vulnerability to flash loans

The MakerDAO (MKR) community is urgently implementing measures to prevent voting manipulation through flash loans. This was precipitated by what is likely the first...

Finance Redefined: The curious case of Harvest Finance, Oct. 21-28

We were graced with one more typical “degen yield farm” popping in and out of relevance this week.Harvest Finance collected as much as $1...

ConsenSys collaborates with Banque de France digital euro partner

Ethereum software firm ConsenSys has just sealed its sixth central bank digital currency project. On Oct. 28, the blockchain organization announced that it will be...

DeFi devs may save months of work with OpenZeppelin’s operations platform

OpenZeppelin, a blockchain software company known for developing one of the most used implementations of the Ethereum ERC-20 contract, announced on Tuesday the release...

Don’t expect another 2017-style altseason as Ethereum continues slump vs. Bitcoin

While Bitcoin (BTC) is showing strength through new higher highs and making a new yearly high, Ethereum's Ether (ETH) shows weakness, particularly the ETH/BTC...

PayPal special! Crypto plans revealed, Bitcoin’s reaction, critics circle: Hodler’s Digest, Oct. 19–25

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption...

Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith files motion to dismiss North Korea conspiracy charge

Virgil Griffith, the former Ethereum Foundation researcher accused of conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, filed a motion...

Price analysis 10/23: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BNB, LINK, DOT, LTC, ADA, BSV

PayPal’s crypto announcement acted as a trigger that drove Bitcoin (BTC) price to a new 52-week high. During such news-based events, traders holding short...

Anonymous devs behind a DeFi yield farm could steal $1B in 12 hours

Harvest Finance, a decentralized finance project that succeeded in attracting over $1 billion in funds locked has an admin key that gives its holders...

DeFi season could be over as Bitcoin and Ether pack bags for the moon

With Bitcoin price successfully punching through the $12,000 barrier after PayPal announced that it would be venturing into digital assets, October is delivering on...